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Acts 1

CEB 1 Theophilus, the first scroll I wrote concerned everything Jesus did and taught from the beginning, NRS 1 In the first book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus did and taught from the beginning CEB 2 right up to the day when he was taken up into heaven. Before he was taken up, working in the power of the Holy Spirit, Jesus instructed the apostles he had chosen. NRS 2 until the day when he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen. CEB 3 After his suffering, he showed them that he was alive with many convincing proofs. He appeared to them over a period of forty days, speaking to them about God's kingdom. NRS 3 After his suffering he presented himself alive to them by many convincing proofs, appearing to them during forty days and speaking about the kingdom of God. CEB 4 While they were eating together, he ordered them not to leave Jerusalem but to wait for what the Father had promised. He said, "This is what you heard from me: NRS 4 While staying with them, he ordered them not to leave Jerusalem, but to wait there for the promise of the Father. "This," he said, "is what you have heard from me; CEB 5 John baptized with water, but in only a few days you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit." NRS 5 for John baptized with water, but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit not many days from now." CEB 6 As a result, those who had gathered together asked Jesus, "Lord, are you going to restore the kingdom to Israel now?" NRS 6 So when they had come together, they asked him, "Lord, is this the time when you will restore the kingdom to Israel?" CEB 7 Jesus replied, "It isn't for you to know the times or seasons that the Father has set by his own authority. NRS 7 He replied, "It is not for you to know the times or periods that the Father has set by his own authority. CEB 8 Rather, you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth." NRS 8 But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth." CEB 9 After Jesus said these things, as they were watching, he was lifted up and a cloud took him out of their sight. NRS 9 When he had said this, as they were watching, he was lifted up, and a cloud took him out of their sight. CEB 10 While he was going away and as they were staring toward heaven, suddenly two men in white robes stood next to them. NRS 10 While he was going and they were gazing up toward heaven, suddenly two men in white robes stood by them. CEB 11 They said, "Galileans, why are you standing here, looking toward heaven? This Jesus, who was taken up from you into heaven, will come in the same way that you saw him go into heaven." NRS 11 They said, "Men of Galilee, why do you stand looking up toward heaven? This Jesus, who has been taken up from you into heaven, will come in the same way as you saw him go into heaven." CEB 12 Then they returned to Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives, which is near Jerusalem—a sabbath day's journey away. NRS 12 Then they returned to Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is near Jerusalem, a sabbath day's journey away. CEB 13 When they entered the city, they went to the upstairs room where they were staying. Peter, John, James, and Andrew; Philip and Thomas; Bartholomew and Matthew; James, Alphaeus' son; Simon the zealot; and Judas, James' son— NRS 13 When they had entered the city, they went to the room upstairs where they were staying, Peter, and John, and James, and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James son of Alphaeus, and Simon the Zealot, and Judas son of James. CEB 14 all were united in their devotion to prayer, along with some women, including Mary the mother of Jesus, and his brothers. NRS 14 All these were constantly devoting themselves to prayer, together with certain women, including Mary the mother of Jesus, as well as his brothers. CEB 15 During this time, the family of believers was a company of about one hundred twenty persons. Peter stood among them and said, NRS 15 In those days Peter stood up among the believers (together the crowd numbered about one hundred twenty persons) and said, CEB 16 "Brothers and sisters, the scripture that the Holy Spirit announced beforehand through David had to be fulfilled. This was the scripture concerning Judas, who became a guide for those who arrested Jesus. NRS 16 "Friends, the scripture had to be fulfilled, which the Holy Spirit through David foretold concerning Judas, who became a guide for those who arrested Jesus— CEB 17 This happened even though he was one of us and received a share of this ministry." ( NRS 17 for he was numbered among us and was allotted his share in this ministry." CEB 18 In fact, he bought a field with the payment he received for his injustice. Falling headfirst, he burst open in the middle and all his intestines spilled out. NRS 18 (Now this man acquired a field with the reward of his wickedness; and falling headlong, he burst open in the middle and all his bowels gushed out. CEB 19 This became known to everyone living in Jerusalem, so they called that field in their own language Hakeldama, or "Field of Blood.") NRS 19 This became known to all the residents of Jerusalem, so that the field was called in their language Hakeldama, that is, Field of Blood.) CEB 20 “It is written in the Psalms scroll, Let his home become deserted and let there be no one living in it; and Give his position of leadership to another. NRS 20 "For it is written in the book of Psalms, "Let his homestead become desolate, and let there be no one to live in it'; and "Let another take his position of overseer.' CEB 21 "Therefore, we must select one of those who have accompanied us during the whole time the Lord Jesus lived among us, NRS 21 So one of the men who have accompanied us during all the time that the Lord Jesus went in and out among us, CEB 22 beginning from the baptism of John until the day when Jesus was taken from us. This person must become along with us a witness to his resurrection." NRS 22 beginning from the baptism of John until the day when he was taken up from us—one of these must become a witness with us to his resurrection." CEB 23 So they nominated two: Joseph called Barsabbas, who was also known as Justus, and Matthias. NRS 23 So they proposed two, Joseph called Barsabbas, who was also known as Justus, and Matthias. CEB 24 They prayed, "Lord, you know everyone's deepest thoughts and desires. Show us clearly which one you have chosen from among these two NRS 24 Then they prayed and said, "Lord, you know everyone's heart. Show us which one of these two you have chosen CEB 25 to take the place of this ministry and apostleship, from which Judas turned away to go to his own place." NRS 25 to take the place in this ministry and apostleship from which Judas turned aside to go to his own place." CEB 26 When they cast lots, the lot fell on Matthias. He was added to the eleven apostles. NRS 26 And they cast lots for them, and the lot fell on Matthias; and he was added to the eleven apostles.